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Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics and Articulation Programs

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What's New

The HSI Division is hosting the 2021 Project Director's Conference on August 2 - 5! To register, click here.
For more information, contact Njeri Clark at
For questions about registration, contact Kurrinn Abrams at

The FY 2021 HSI STEM Grant Competition has been announced in the Federal Register.

To apply, click here.

Program Office: Institutional Service

CFDA Number: 84.031C
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: HSI STEM; Title III, Part F
Program Contacts:, (202) 453-6138

Laws, Regulations, and Guidance

Program Description

The purpose of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (HSI STEM) and Articulation Programs is to: (1) increase the number of Hispanic and other low-income students attaining degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; and (2) to develop model transfer and articulation agreements between two-year and four-year institutions in such fields.

Applicant Information

Institutions must be designated as an eligible institution of higher education in order to apply for the Title III, Part F program and must meet the program specific requirements to be defined as an HSI.

To be designated as an eligible institution of higher education and institution must apply for and receive designation through an application process. Please refer to the most recent Application for Designation as an Eligible Institution. You may contact the program office if you have questions regarding eligibility.


Types of Projects

  • Funds may be used for: improving academic quality of STEM programs through curriculum revision and development, or faculty development; developing research opportunities for students in STEM fields; providing or improving student services including counseling, tutoring, mentoring or establishing learning communities; encouraging secondary students to pursue STEM degrees and careers through outreach activities; and improving STEM facilities and equipment needed for science instruction and computer laboratories.


Last Modified: 07/28/2021